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14 dead as blast rocks foreign embassy district in Afghan capital, Kabul

The site of the explosion is about 500 meters (yards) from the American Embassy. Those injured were taken away by ambulances to the nearest hospitals, according to the witnesses. In another bomb a...

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Qatar emir: We won't shut down al-Jazeera

Despite conflicting statements among U.S. officials towards the crisis, the country's secretary of state, Rex Tillerson , recently visited Qatar in a push to end the crisis. He added that the Doha-ba...

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23 dead, more than 30 wounded in Mogadishu hotel blast

23 dead, more than 30 wounded in Mogadishu hotel blast

The bomber had pretended his truck had broken down outside the gate, police colonel Mohamed Abdullahi said. He said the hotel belonged to Somalia's internal security minister, Mohamed Abukar Islow. ...

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Rain in forecast for Halloween

Rain in forecast for Halloween

Wind becomes light in the evening and temperatures drop to a low of minus 2C. The clockwise flow around that Canadian high should spell a somewhat brisk east to northeast breeze for us through the wee...

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'Army Can't Be On Speed Dial': Mumbai Bridge-Building Plan Criticised

'Army Can't Be On Speed Dial': Mumbai Bridge-Building Plan Criticised

Earlier, Mumbai BJP President Ashish Shelar had met Sitharaman and Goyal seeking the expertise of Army engineers who are known to make durable bridges fast in critical locations. "We know that the ...

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US State Department urges Kurdish parties to work for united Iraq

US State Department urges Kurdish parties to work for united Iraq

An Iraqi military delegation is preparing to take control of the Kurdistan region border with Syria, an Iraqi military statement said on Tuesday. "President Barzani is a historic figure and courageo...

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Trump hosts Halloween reception at the White House

Trump hosts Halloween reception at the White House

The festive transformation features massive decorative spiders and cobwebs. President Trump and first lady Melania Trump will hand out cookies and other candy to trick-or-treaters, including presi...

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Shameless: Latino Victory Fund Ad Features Ed Gillespie Supporters Chasing Minority Children

Shameless: Latino Victory Fund Ad Features Ed Gillespie Supporters Chasing Minority Children

Last week, Northam sent a flyer out with images of Trump and Gillespie superimposed over the marchers in Charlottesville and urged Virginians to "stand up to hate". Now his allies have reached a new l...

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Catalan Independence Leaders Reportedly Flee To Belgium As Spain Seeks Rebellion Charges

Catalan Independence Leaders Reportedly Flee To Belgium As Spain Seeks Rebellion Charges

The government in Madrid rejected the secession push, and after Catalan lawmakers declared independence last week, the central government asserted control over the region and dissolved the local par...

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Police alert as trick or treating children are given drugs

Police alert as trick or treating children are given drugs

Police say once all Halloween candy is checked, they strongly encourage parents to throw it out. Officers say the bag contained a crystal powder which tested positive for methamphetamine, American...

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9 bodies, 2 severed heads, found in Tokyo flat

9 bodies, 2 severed heads, found in Tokyo flat

The police spokesman could not immediately confirm these reports. Authorities had been investigating the disappearance of a 23-year-old woman and discovered a connection between her and Shiraishi. K...

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Aussie refugees held in PNG launch legal action

Aussie refugees held in PNG launch legal action

It is understood that approximately 600 detainees are refusing to leave the island after the closure of the centres. "We were in a Supreme Court hearing this morning where we're hopeful of being abl...

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1 dead in shooting at University of Utah, suspect at large

1 dead in shooting at University of Utah, suspect at large

The Deseret News reports that the university sent an alert at 9 pm to students and staff to take shelter and remain inside campus. Authorities are still searching for the suspect who is still at la...

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China, South Korea agree to shelve THAAD missile shield spat

China, South Korea agree to shelve THAAD missile shield spat

The upcoming summit, Nam said, "can be said to be the first step in implementing the agreement to quickly put exchanges between the two countries in all areas on the right track". In South Korea, ther...

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President, Vice President pay tributes to Sardar Patel

President, Vice President pay tributes to Sardar Patel

In his speech PM Modi said " Sardar Patel can not be wiped out from our nation's legacy, run for unity is our bid to honour dream of one India". While the CM took to Twitter describing Patel as ar...

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India, Italy sign six MoUs to boost bilateral relations

India, Italy sign six MoUs to boost bilateral relations

India and Italy on Monday inked six pacts, including on boosting cooperation in the energy and trade sectors, after extensive talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Italian counterpart Pa...

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Foreign home buyers to be banned - PM

Foreign home buyers to be banned - PM

The Labour Party, which took the helm last week, has taken issue with the fact that the deal is at odds with its plans to ban foreign ownership of existing houses, a key campaign promise. The TPP now ...

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Actor Kim Joo-hyuk Dies in Car Accident

Actor Kim Joo-hyuk Dies in Car Accident

Kim was rescued by firefighters and transferred to the Konkuk University Medical Center where he died around 6:30 p.m. While he was rescued from the auto, he passed away shortly afterwards at Konkuk H...

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Safeer Karim (IPS) booked for cheating at UPSC Mains

Safeer Karim (IPS) booked for cheating at UPSC Mains

Safeer, a 2014 batch officer, has been working as an Assistant Superintendent of Police in Tirunelvelli district. The officer was reportedly communicating with his wife over the device while writing...

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Court orders bailable warrants for Ishaq Dar after today's no-show

During the course of proceedings, Ishaq Dar's counsel Khawaja Haris apprised the court that his client was in Jedda, Saudi Arabia, to attend the16th Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Minister...

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